Published at Saturday, May 25th 2019, 11:09:15 AM. Healthy Food. By St1ffM.
23.Pack up your leftovers right away.
Once you slice and sauté your way to a fabulous feast, you don't have to finish every bite. "We're conditioned to think that if we don't devour everything on our plate, we are misbehaving," McKenna says. But if you keep munching even after you're full, you are using your body as a storage unit. If left over for lunch tomorrow, pack it up and put it in the fridge. Otherwise, toss scraps in the trash. We promise we won't tell your mom.
24.Turn one meal into many.
Think of it like planning for leftovers. If you're going to make yourself dinner anyway, why not stretch it to get you through lunch a couple days this week, too? Here are some basic tips for turning one easy meal into a week's worth of lunches. Need more inspiration? Try these 17 dinners that make perfect lunch leftovers.
25.Cut yourself a break!
If you follow these rules most of the time but occasionally crave a fast food fix, a slice of pizza or a brownie, go for it. Enjoying your food isn't an exception to a healthy eating plan—it's an integral part. "We all have to relax a bit," Drewnowski says. "If you want fried chicken now and then, enjoy it!"